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The Rude Native Bistro & Lounge - Burlington

370 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2E8, Canada
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Ranked #81 of 373 Restaurants in Burlington
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Lakeshore Road
Description: Situated in beautiful downtown Burlington, featuring downtown's only Roof Top Patio and known for excellent fusion cuisine, the Rude Native is; Where the locals go to experience tastes from around the world.
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was not my first visit to The Rude Native, and it won't be the last. The food is excellent; many tempting items on the menu and those which I have tried were quite delicious. The service is friendly and efficient. The value is reasonable. The atmosphere is relaxed and family friendly. I highly recommend it.

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My son recently got married and it was our responsibility to host the rehearsal dinner. We toured through a few restaurants in the area and landed on this one due to the response we received during our initial visit as well as location to the downtown area and lake. We had lunch there just to test out the cuisine and... More 

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Burlington, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My friends and I have enjoyed many meals but our favorite is The primavera, which always sates our palate. We have always had a wonderful eating experience at the Rude Native. Keep up the great menu and atmosphere.

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Alexandra (waiting tables) and Ryan (chef) did a splendid job when I recently took an older friend to their restaurant to celebrate her birthday. Thank you! The food was good but I would have enjoyed a broader menu since I am on a gluten free diet:-) Will return though!

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Ordered the blackened chicken curry and received a plate of julienned peppers and onions with a grey looking sauce over top of a dried out chicken breast. Looked awful, tasted worse, and the waiter took most of it back without comment. Won't be back.

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Georgetown, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

if we had to say anything negative it's that the food came too fast for our liking. We like one another. We don't need our entree before we've even done our appetizers. The wine was good. The Brie and compote was good with the roasted garlic. The jerk chicken flat bread was above standard. But the short ribs, clearly marinated... More 

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Burlington, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went there with 4 adults on a Friday night. Three of us ordered a chicken dish, one a lamb dish. We shared the curry mussels. Mussels were a little small but enjoyed the flavor. Chicken was dry and the dishes seemed uninspired and bland. Will not be headed back anytime soon.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Rude Native is a great place to meet with friends. Thankfully, the Rude Native is not yet another sports bar so you can enjoy conversation without blaring music and large screen TVs. It is a more funky, stylish yet casual restaurant that serves an eclectic menu with excellent happy hour food/wine deals.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

There seems to be some confusion around this place’s menu. There’s no real common theme as to what this restaurant serves. Our server was nice. The food was 50/50 at best. The Blackened Chicken Curry was nice and spicy/hot. It’s pretty heavy so only order this is if you want something filling. The Rude Salad was nice except for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We went for dinner Sunday night. Half price apps and entrees. Even at half price the apps aren't worth it. Ordered a $30 pitcher of Sangria. My wife drank the whole thing herself and didn't even get a buzz...no alcohol in it at all! What a joke! We went to the Martini House after for some real drinks. Will never... More 

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Additional Information about The Rude Native Bistro & Lounge - Burlington

Address: 370 Brant Street, Burlington, Ontario L7R 2E8, Canada
Phone Number: 905-632-6682
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Burlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30

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